Access World News
U.S. and 700 new sources.
International, national and local newspapers, radio and tv transcripts, translations from foreign-language sources and more.
New York Times (1999-present), LA Times (1985-present), Wall Street Journal (1982-present).
World News Connection
Translated transcriptions of international news.
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Academic Search Complete
via EBSCOhost. Multidisciplinary database, good starting place.
Alternative Press Index
America: History and Life
via EBSCOhost. Good for media studies.
Contemporary Women's Issues
Women's Studies International
via EBSCOhost. Good international coverage.
via EBSCOhost. All aspects of world history (excludes US and Canada).
Note: Does not include current issues of the journals.
via ProQuest. Worldwide coverage of public policy, politics, economics, and social issues.
via ProQuest. Good place to find theory.
More electronic resources
The Electronic Resource Finder lists significant online resources, both free and online, by subject and resource type (e.g. Article Databases, Encyclopedias, Statistics, etc.). For a complete list of useful resources in Gender and Women's studies and other related subjects, along with descriptions, go to:
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